The newly-weds, Mariam and Abdulqudus Babatunde, during their Nikkah on Saturday 7 March 2020 in Lagos.

By Isa Isawade

Mariam Titilope Salaudeen, first daughter of former Administrative Manager of the Independent Communications Network Limited (ICNL), publishers of PM NEWS and TheNEWS, Mr. Rafiu Salaudeen (simply known as Mr. Salau), was on Saturday 7 March 2020 joined in holy matrimony with her heartthrob Abdulqudus Babatunde in an elaborate Walimatu Nikkah ceremony in Lagos.

The august event, which took place at the cute Bola Event Center, New Oko-Oba Road, Agege, Lagos State, was graced by friends and members of both families, and their well wishers from far and near.

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The very amiable Rafiu Salau held sway as the titles’ human resource manager from 1993 till year 2018 when he moved into property industry.

Below are some of the images from the event as captured by the lens of our photo journalist Ayodele Efunla:

Father of the bride and former ICNL Admin Manager, Rafiu Salau, during his daughter’s Nikkah ceremony in Lagos on 7 March 2020.


Bride’s mother, Mrs. Salaudeen, during the Nikkah ceremony on Saturday 7 March 2020 in Lagos.


Guests at the event


The bride, Mariam Temitope Salaudeen, at her wedding at Bola Event Center, Agege, Lagos on Saturday 7 March 2020.

The bridegroom (seated) and his men during the glorious moment.


The bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Salaudeen


The bride kissing her mother

The couple at the reception


The groom and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rauf at the wedding reception.


Wedding items from the groom’s family and other gifts received by the newly-weds from families and friends at the august occasion.


The bride and his father happily danced during the joyous occasion.


TheNEWS Group at the event: (L-R) Alex Akinyele; TheNEWS Editor, Ademola Adegbamigbe; Wusu Babatunji, and Idowu Ogunleye.